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About the Course

Explore the world of spatial analysis and cartography with geographic information systems (GIS). In this class you will learn the basics of the industry’s leading software tool, ArcGIS, during four week-long modules: Week 1: Learn how GIS grew from paper maps to the globally integrated electronic software packages of today. You will install ArcGIS on your computer and learn how to use online help to answer technical questions. Week 2: Open up ArcGIS and explore data using ArcMap. Learn the foundational concepts of GIS, how to analyze data, and make your first map. Week 3: Make your own maps! Symbolize data and create an eye-catching final product. Week 4: Share your data and maps and learn to store and organize your data. Take Fundamentals of GIS as a standalone course or as part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization. By completing the first class in the Specialization you will gain the skills needed to succeed in the full program. Students who need an ArcGIS license will receive a non-commercial, 1 year student license for participation in this course and specialization....

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May 16, 2021

GREAT COURSE TO JUMPSTART FOR ANY NEW LEARNERS IN THE FIELD OF GIS. It is extremely helpful to learn the basics & the projects help any new learners to understand what kind of work is done in ArcGIS.


Dec 27, 2018

the content is awesome. i would recommend it to those who need to have some basic knowledge of GIS. it's very easy to learn the ArcGIS because of the instructions and demos given by the instructor.

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By Erick V P A C G

Nov 9, 2016

Great course for those who are starting to learn GIS.

By Dhiraj A

Nov 20, 2022

Excellent course. Thank a lot UC Davis and Nick SIr.

By Benjamen W

Dec 30, 2020

Very clear and easy to follow. Quite comprehensive.

By Dan C

Dec 9, 2020

Neat course. I really enjoyed the software involved.

By Nicolas W

Apr 28, 2020

Awesome and hands on deep-dive into the realm of GIS

By eslam

Apr 15, 2019

Great course its and great assignment to learn from.

By Diego C

Jan 11, 2017

Very nice and well design starter course! I love it!

By Deleted A

Jul 12, 2021

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By Varaidzo C

Apr 25, 2021

Its so comprehensive and great skills were acquired

By Morné O

Apr 21, 2020

I learned so much in this course! Loved it so much!


Oct 31, 2019

Very useful, knowledgeable, and smooth in teaching.

By Robert G

May 2, 2019

A very Good and comprehensive Course om GIS basics!

By Michael L E

Dec 29, 2018

A great introduction to the purpose and use of GIS.

By Darius P

Sep 22, 2018

The professor is outstanding! The class is amazing!

By ker c c

Apr 15, 2017

Excellent Teaching! Looking forward to next course!

By Hugo G

Sep 12, 2021

excellent! and a free year trial for the software

By Brooke P

May 20, 2020

A great intro to ArcGIS and spatial data analysis.

By Haley D

Mar 30, 2020

I learned a lot and the format was easy to follow!

By MustafaAdelIbrahim

Mar 6, 2020

This is a perfect course for the beginners in GIS.

By Mohamed A A H

Oct 15, 2017

Thanks to every body help us to finish this course

By Moataz I

Nov 23, 2022

I really liked this course and it was very useful

By Edisson R V R

Oct 20, 2020

Excelente curso, buenos ejemplos y explicaciones.

By Popa G

Apr 15, 2020

Excellent teacher, great material, easy to follow

By Phoukhong P

Nov 15, 2018

Very well design of ArcGIS data and instructions!

By Akhilesh K

Apr 8, 2018

Best study material and presentation for Arc GIS